2 injured as lightning strikes Botanical Garden

2 injured as lightning strikes Botanical Garden
The injured were rushed to SMHS hospital for treatment, police said. [Representational Image] File: ANI

Srinagar: Two persons were injured after a lightning bolt hit a tree at Botanical Garden here on Thursday evening.

Reports said the lightning bolt hit a Deodar tree in Botanical Garden resulting in injuries to two non-locals.

Police said that the injured were rushed to SMHS hospital for treatment.

The duo was identified as Nidhi Rawat and Sameer, both residents of Gujarat.

A police official said both of them are stable.

“They had received minor injuries and were treated at SMHS hospital. Both of them, a male and a female are stable,” he said.

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